Dr. Sterba is a behavioral scientist with training in health behavior and health education, implementation science and measurement. Her research focuses broadly on improving care experiences and quality-of-life outcomes in patients with serious illness and their family caregivers. This research capitalizes on technology, uses mixed methods and is guided by principles of implementation science. Dr. Sterba’s cancer survivorship studies focus on the development, testing and dissemination of family-focused, mobile health interventions to improve care transitions for head and neck cancer survivors and their family caregivers. Her complementary area of focus includes the evaluation of implementation processes to enhance the reach of telehealth services in rural settings.